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The NTSC, E.Palestine Railroad Wreck, Rail Safety & Nationalization With RWU's Hugh Sawyer

by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek looks at the NTSB report on the toxic railway wreck in East Palestine and the causes of it with railroad engineer Hugh Sawyer who is with Railroad Workers United. He reports on the systemic issues that have led to this and many other derailments, the dangers that the East Palestine community are faced with and the need for nationalization of the railroads.
The NTSB has ruled that the East Palestine Norfolk Southern railroad disaster was preventable.
WorkWeek interviews railroad engineer Hugh Sawyer who is also treasurer of Railroad Workers United RWU. He talks about the causes of the catastrophe in East Palestine and the deadly wreckless operations of US railroads. He also discusses the need for nationalization of the railroads and the capture of government agencies and officials by the railroad companies.
This interview was done on 2/23/23

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